If you’re thinking of moving or migrating to New Zealand, follow these Instagrammers and you’ll never be short of inspiration!

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. People from all over the world holiday here and many want to stay. If you are passionate about New Zealand and want to move to this incredible natural country, we’ve searched high and low to bring you the best Instagram accounts that will inspire your move to New Zealand.

Although New Zealand has been isolated during the coronavirus pandemic, the recent announcement of the relaxing of travel restrictions mean that moving and travelling to NZ is back within sight. These amazing photos should whet your appetite!

We not only have the best in travel and photography, but also the best in New Zealand food, design and turning your house into a home.

We’re willing to bet that if you’re interested in living in New Zealand now, by the time you’ve visited just a few of these inspirational accounts, you’ll be booking your flight to this amazing country!

21 Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Move To New Zealand

1) @purenewzealand

@purenewzealand is the official Tourism New Zealand Instagram page and, as you might it expect, it shares the very best inspiring images of this magical land. Simply breathtaking.

2) @youngadventuress

American travel blogger, Liz Carlson, lives and works in Wanaka, New Zealand and shares her travel adventures on her Instagram page and in her Young Adventuress blog.

3) @shaun_jeffers

Featuring many images of Shaun’s native New Zealand, this page alone could make you want to move to New Zealand today!

4) @backpackingmatt

The official Instagram page of American photographer and explorer, Matt Kyhnn. Here, you will find many beautiful images of New Zealand.

5) @wingsofafeather

While not a New Zealand-specific page, Mindy Lamoureux has travelled the world and shares many of her New Zealand adventures on her page.

6) @chelebanks

Kiwi through and through, Michele Banks is a photographer based in Wellington and posts many local images of her home town.

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Which way did the dog go, I wonder? 🤔😉

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7) @brentpurcell.nz

Based in Hamilton, Waikato, Brent Purcell shares some incredible long exposure landscape shots that show off the beauty of New Zealand.

8) @samdeuchrass

This travel and landscape photography Instagram page is run by Sam Deuchrass and he shares some inspirational and breathtaking photos of the New Zealand landscape.

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Aurora Australis shining high over Dunedin.

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9) @thehadlowgirls

The Hadlow Girls are five Kiwi sisters from Auckland who love to live it up. Follow them to see the fun side of NZ and get some great tips on where to eat and hang out. They have their own food blog and love to get around but you’ll usually find at least one somewhere in New Zealand.

10) @forkingyum

Another food Instagrammer, Emily of Forking Yum offers up some of the best food in New Zealand and shares some secret spots that only the locals know about. She knows the best places to eat in Wellington and Auckland. Follow her to see what gastronomic delights NZ has in store for you.


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11) @barekiwi

If you’re moving to New Zealand for adventure look no further for inspiration than barekiwi. He has a GoPro camera and as you can see he puts it to good use!

12) @studiohome

Julia Atkinson an interior designer and blogger from Christchurch, shares her adventures throughout New Zealand as she meets many interesting and inspiring people along the way. She also proves you can still be at the forefront of style and design living in New Zealand.

13) @newzealandvacations

One of the post popular NZ Instagram accounts with over 150,000 followers, New Zealand vacations showcases the best of Aotearoa. A great source of Kiwi Instgrammers as they compile and credit the very best photos which is no easy task! Follow this account and we’re sure you’ll want to be permanently on vacation in New Zealand!

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Swimming with the sandflys at Milford Sound @jess.wandering

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14) @yourhomeandgarden

Showcasing New Zealand’s most beautiful homes, Your Home and Garden’s Instagram will give you some interior decorating ideas for your own home.

15) @Auckland_Mag

This is the Instagram account of Auckland Magazine, whilst it’s mainly focused on Auckland and the surrounding area, we love it’s mix of inspirational photos, great places to eat and daily life in NZ (which does seem to focus on beautiful scenery and irresistible food!)

16)  @exploringnewzealand_

This is definitely one our favourite New Zealand Instagram accounts for truly stunning and inspirational views of the beauty of Aotearoa. It is another compilation account but it’s popularity means they get the best of the best photos and videos.

17) @homestolovenz

If you want to move to New Zealand, you will want to find a home and Homes to Love NZ’s Instagram page is a good place to start.

18)  @indiehomecollective

Once you move to New Zealand, you will need to furnish your new home and the Indie Home Collective in Newmarket, Auckland, carries a wide range of beautiful and unique home décor.

19) @airnz

Air New Zealand’s official Instagram page offers images of planes, inspirational travel quotes and more. Everything someone planning a move to New Zealand could want!

20) @newzealandguide

This is one of the most popular New Zealand Instagram accounts and it’s very easy to see why. Spend a few minutes scrolling through their feed and there is no way you’ll want to live anywhere else!

21) @newlifeoverseas

Last, but hopefully not least, is our own inspirational Instagram account with inspiring photos from the most popular destinations for UK citizens moving overseas. Of course New Zealand is one of our favourite countries!

Inspiring your move to New Zealand

Follow these 21 of the best New Zealand Instagram pages and you’re guaranteed the daily dose of inspiration and motivation you need to keep your dream of moving to this beautiful land on track.

Are there any accounts we’ve missed that you think should be added to our list? Be sure to let us know.

Need help moving to New Zealand?

Over the years we have helped thousands of people start a new life in New Zealand. Contact our team for help and advice on shipping and removals.

We can also find someone to help you with all aspects of migrating to NZ – everything from visas, jobs and the best places to live. Just give our team a call on 020 8686 7733.

You can also visit our Removals to New Zealand or Shipping Boxes To New Zealand pages.